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Escaped Yazidi Women Recount Ordeal of Islamic State Captivity

When militants of the Islamic State seized parts of northern Iraq six months ago, one the areas hardest hit was that of the Yazidis, an ethnic-religious minority living around Sinjar. The militants reportedly killed thousands of men and took the women and children captive. A few of the young women eventually escaped. Ba’adra camp, home to 15,000 displaced Yazidis, is in northern Iraq. Thousands of others are being held captive by Islamic State militants, known here as...

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